Digital Imaging II: Advanced Photoshop - Winter '18

Digital Imaging II: Advanced Photoshop - Winter '18

Regular price $110.25
Juan Aguilera
DAY / TIME Wednesdays 6-9pm | January 10 - March 14
TUITION $700 + $35 Materials Fee | Payment & Refund Policy
LEVEL Intermediate
PREREQS Digital Imaging I: Photoshop Fundamentals
CREDITS 3 – Fulfills Elective requirement for Certificate Program

Use Photoshop as an interactive, real-time photo lab. This course will emphasize layer-based fine-tuning of tone and color, retouching, sharpening and the development of an individualized workflow.

Digital Imaging II will take students from basic Photoshop users to in-depth power users who will be able to leverage advanced tools in Photoshop. Learn how to adjust your color, interface, and performance settings to get the best out of your images and the most out of Photoshop. Explore the power of Smart Objects, Shadows/Highlights, and Curves tools for making subtle, nondestructive adjustments. The course dives into Camera Raw to experiment with the editing toolset there, and returns to Photoshop to discuss toning, selections with Quick Mask, Color Range, and Refine Edge commands. Not only will you learn what the tools and options are, but when and why to use them.

Topics Include:

  • Photoshop settings
  • Smart Objects
  • Color Spaces RGB, CMYK & LAB
  • Blending Modes
  • Curves
  • Camera Raw
  • Drawing paths with the Pen tool


  • Students must have proficient working knowledge of basic digital image editing through Adobe Photoshop to join this class, as covered in our Digital Imaging I: Photoshop Fundamentals course.
  • Students should expect to spend several hours per week on assignments for this course, which may require use of PCNW facilities; view our Rental Rates for details about additional fees.
  • The Materials Fee for the course includes a digital print allotment for in-class and outside-of-class printing, the details of which will be shared on the first day. Other supplies are the responsibility of the student.
  • Additional information about course expectations and required materials will be provided by the instructor at the start of the quarter.


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